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Welcome to The Reading Center

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The Los Angeles Valley College Reading Center is a literacy, communications and academic skills laboratory in the Department of Psychology's Developmental Communications program.  We are located on the second floor of the Library and Academic Resource Center in LARC 220.

Come see us in the LAVC Reading Center.  Improve your English-language communication skills, comprehension, reading, study skills and critical thinking skills. 

Lab Phone: (818) 947-2481
e-mail: LAVCReadingCenter@gmail.com
Twitter @ReadLAVC  https://twitter.com/#!/ReadLAVC

Professor: Roman Gratreaks, MA, PhD IP

  • Instructional Student Aide: Mariana Manukyan
     
  • Thank you to our current and recent Assistants, Volunteers, and Tutors:
    • Alex Ameli
    • Cristina Moraga
    • Abel Ramirez‚Äč
    • Kemi Adeosun
    • Varduhi Muradyan
    • Dianna Davidson
    • Lucas Deloffre
    • Liana Hovhannisyan
       
  • Language Arts Instructional Assistant: Vacant
     



Developmental Communications 22A-E:  Communications Laboratory

  • NDA
  • Non-transferable
  • No prerequisite
  • No repeats
  • Pass/No Pass basis only
  • Open entry/open exit
  • 18 hours in the lab per unit required

Developmental Communications 22A-E are modular, multimedia programs in phonics and spelling, vocabulary, reading skills, and study skills.  Students may enroll sequentially in up to three units per semester. In each program, students work at their own time and pace.

 

DEVELOPMENTAL COMMUNICATIONS 022A Phonics and Spelling

DEVELOPMENTAL COMMUNICATIONS 022B General Vocabulary

DEVELOPMENTAL COMMUNICATIONS 022C College Vocabulary

DEVELOPMENTAL COMMUNICATIONS 022D Study Skills

DEVELOPMENTAL COMMUNICATIONS 022E Reading Improvement